Jacob the Recluse - ܝܥܩܘܒ (d. 421)

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Identity

Jacob the Recluse fled for the desert of Egypt during the persecution of the emperor Julian. He then headed to East to Mesopotamia with companions. They lived in a tower. Eventually he built a monastery at Salah in Ṭur ʿAbdin.

Names:

  • ܝܥܩܘܒ1
  • Jacob the Recluse
  • Jacob the Reclus
  • Jacques le Reclus1
  • JACQUES LE RECLUS2
  • Jacques le Reclus (de Salah)1
  • St Jacob the Recluse5
  • Yaʾqōḇ1
  • Yaʿqōb

Sex: male2


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Dates

  • Death: 4212

Works Cited

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  • 1 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 1233, 974.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 2 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 227.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 3 François Nau, "Résumé de monographies syriaques." Revue de l'Orient chrétien vol. 18, 270-76, 379-89; 19, 113-134, 278-89, 414-440; 20, 3-32. (1913)., : 3-12. Note: His story is summarized by Nau. Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 4 Pontificia Università lateranense and Istituto Giovanni XXIII, Bibliotheca sanctorum (Roma: Istituto Giovanni XXIII nella Pontificia Università lateranense, 1961-1970)., : VI, 353.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 5 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: St Jacob the Recluse.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.

How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Jacob the Recluse — ܝܥܩܘܒ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/1299.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Jacob the Recluse — ܝܥܩܘܒ .” In Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints, edited by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent and David A. Michelson. Vol. 1 of Gateway to the Syriac Saints, edited by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al.. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published August 17, 2016. http://syriaca.org/person/1299.

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Entry Title: Jacob the Recluse — ܝܥܩܘܒ

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  • Editing, proofreading, data entry and revision by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent
  • Data architecture and encoding by David A. Michelson
  • Editing, Syriac data conversion, data entry, and reconciling by Adam P. Kane
  • Editing and Syriac data proofreading by Aram Bar Schabo
  • Entries adapted from the work of Jean Maurice Fiey
  • Entries adapted from the work of Ugo Zanetti
  • Entries adapted from the work of Claude Detienne

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